Exploring the Innovation Ecosystem in Ohio

The TechGrowth Ohio team comes together for OAI

TechGrowth Ohio team members joined representatives from the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), NASA Glenn Research Center, and The Ohio Aerospace Institute for a recent day-long event specifically designed to bring Ohio IP ecosystem partners together to share information and collaboration opportunities. The event was sponsored by BakerHostetler, Case Western Reserve University, and Defense Innovation OnRamp Hub: Ohio and was held at the Ohio University Dublin Integrated Education Center.

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1) Attendee and entrepreneur Molly Rizkallah explains her prototype to Karen Sullivan and Karen Davis (TGO EIRs).

2) Opening remarks by Hon. Adam Holmes, Ohio State Representative, District 97 and Chair of the Aviation/Aerospace Committee for the Ohio House of Representatives.

3) James O. Wilson, Acting Regional Director, Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO describes four types of intellectual property (IP) and steps required towards IP Protection.

4) Anthony Gillespie, Director of Technology-Based Economic Development at the Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) leads a panel discussion on leveraging technology transfer.

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